Early childhood education

Alternate Term Label:
Early education
Early learning
Early years learning framework
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Is participation in early childhood education related to child health and development?

The benefits of early childhood education continue to be debated in Aotearoa New Zealand. Although attendance is not compulsory, almost all New Zealand children attend an early learning education (ECE) service for a period of time before starting school or kura. Using data from the...
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The early years: investing in our future

This report looks to add to the understanding of the lives of young children in Australia, the environment within which they live and learn, and the services provided to families to enable their children to thrive.
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National Quality Framework (NQF) Snapshot Q2 2020

This report is the 30th NQF Snapshot, summarising quality rating results for education and care services operating under the National Quality Framework (NQF). The report finds 81% of services are rated Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above, with 30% of these rated Exceeding NQS...
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Best practice framework for online safety education (stage 1)

In response to identified gaps in online safety education, eSafety undertook research to support the development of a framework for online safety education in Australian schools, from K-12. This report focuses on the rapid review of evidence to assess current understandings of best practice in...
Discussion paper

Occasional Paper 7: Quality ratings by socio-economic status of areas

This occasional paper is the seventh in a series about the National Quality Framework (NQF). It shares detailed analysis and insights into the quality of children’s education and care services based on the socio‑economic status of their location.
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Quality improvement research project

This report presents findings from the three phase, mixed-methods Quality Improvement Research Project, which investigated the characteristics and internal processes of quality improvement in long day care (LDC) services. The findings reinforce the importance of leadership at all levels of service provision.
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Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package four week review

The Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) Relief Package was announced on 2 April 2020 as a temporary measure to ensure the viability of the ECEC Sector and the continued provision of care for children of essential workers and vulnerable children (for the period 6...
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National Quality Framework (NQF) Snapshot Q1 2020

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has released its 29th NQF Snapshot report, summarising quality rating results for education and care services operating under the National Quality Framework (NQF).
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NQF annual performance report 2019

ACECQA, in collaboration with all governments, has released its third Annual Performance Report on the National Quality Framework (NQF).
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National Quality Framework (NQF) Snapshot Q4 2019

ACECQA's 28th NQF Snapshot report summarises quality rating results for education and care services operating under the NQF.